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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

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  • Trade and competitiveness: Investing in our country to compete in the global economy

    The United States is negotiating a Trans- Pacific Partnership trade agreement with 11 other countries on four continents that border the Pacific Ocean. The 12 countries are all members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, a regional economic forum that supports sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region, and they include the world's largest and third largest economies, emerging economies and a command economy. Together, they represent 40 percent of world gross domestic product and 11 percent of the world's population.
  • White House has high hopes for U.S.-India 'bromance'

    White House has high hopes for U.S.-India 'bromance'
    First came a military band riding camels draped in bright pompoms and tiny mirrors. A float carried a giant, snapping crab. Then the Russian-made tanks rolled by, and Russian-manufactured helicopters flew overhead. India's Republic Day parade Monday...

    Beijing raises subway fares to ease overcrowding

    Beijing raises subway fares to ease overcrowding
    When a single mother was crushed to death while trying to get onto an overcrowded subway train in November, it pointed to a problem that transit officials in the Chinese capital had already promised to address. They did so this week, raising subway...

    Japan's Abe wins mandate in downbeat election

    With the economy limping but no obvious contenders offering a more compelling fiscal strategy, Japanese voters on Sunday gave Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party a fresh mandate to forge on with his reforms, known as Abenomics....

    The bad habit

    The bad habit with which the United States was left by victory in the Cold War was to believe that the war had been a-zero sum game, which is to say that whoever won, won -- they were now and forever Number One, the leader in whatever international...